Thirty-seven chess matches took place simultaneously on Feb. 10 in the Scarborough Chess Club’s Jack Swiss Tournament. The only sounds heard at the Birkdale Community Centre were of each player hitting the tournament clock after completing a move in the 90-minute games.
Scarborough Chess Club
Sixteen-year-old Yuanling Yuan is the top rated female chess player in Canada and also also holds the distinction of being the youngest Canadian female to hold the title of international master.
After an unsettled 50 years, the Scarborough Chess Club (SCC) may have finally found a permanent home at the Birkdale Community Centre.